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Re: [PATCH 2/3] remove restricted_chown parameter

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] remove restricted_chown parameter
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 13:54:33 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20081027133637.GC761@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Mail-followup-to: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
References: <20081027133637.GC761@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 09:36:37AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> From: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
> On Linux all filesystems are supposed to be operating under
> Posix' restricted chown. Restricted chown means it restricts
> chown to the owner unless you have CAP_FOWNER.
> [hch: forward-ported to the current tree]
> Signed-off-by: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Dave Chinner

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